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Age 35, $160K base salary, Big 4. Would like to get to $200K base by year-end. Any and all advice/guidance is much appreciated 🥸

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Get a raise in your current job or find a new job that pays $200k base

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Trying to, yes - but it’s been a bit of a challenge.

Don’t expect much with that vague level of detail eh?

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Figured I ask 🤷🏽‍♂️

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If the emoticon is your likeness, then I would suggest to refresh professional looks by cutting the mustache and getting rid of the glasses :P

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Leave the Big 4. 40k raise is highly unlikely.

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sorry D2, you are right. I quickly read your post and misunderstood it lol

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By end of year? You have to go to a new company for that.

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Sell your body 40,000 times for $1

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Roughly 5 times per hour for the remaining 340 days in the year. Aggressive, but achievable.

Same way I am - leaving for a new company.

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Do you have a master degree?

Yes, but nothing super fancy. MS in Info Management/Systems.

It may help if you share more more details. Like what area you work in and years of experience

Same boat

What SL and Level?

@OP- first of all what level are you? Second - without promotion $40K is unlikely (SM>D of M>SM) Probably the easier is switching from one firm to another but I would take into account rebuilding network and brand at the new place. Also would focus on TC and less just base; as you get more senior base becomes lower % part of your comp (in consulting) I am similar age (35) and base is around 60% of my comp

You need to find a new job ASAP. I’m 29 no masters, I’ve only been working in consulting for 4.7 years and 160k is my base in a LCOL city.

DM me if you want more.

I would look at jumping to another firm if you want to increase your salary that much this year. It's much easier to get a big salary bump when you change companies.

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